Julius von Bernuth
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|Julius von Bernuth|
Bernuth and Erwin Rommel in 1940
|Born||12 August 1897|
|Died||12 July 1942 (aged 44)
Sumy, Soviet Union
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|
On 12 July 1942, while flying in a Fiesler Storch from Army headquarters to XXXX Army Corps headquarters, his aircraft disappeared. Searchers found his remains in the wreckage of the plane at Sumy, on 14 July 1942. He was buried near Stalingrad.
Awards and decorations
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 5 August 1940 as Oberstleutnant in the general staff and chief of the general staff of the XV. Armeekorps
- Scherzer 2007, p. 217.
- Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.